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Small Lymph Nodes
I had small lymph nodes which did not subside and has been there for 6 months should I be worried ?
Mesenteric adenitis: Mesenteric adenitis (enlargement of lymph nodes in abdominal mesentery) is commonly seen in conditions that mimic acute appendicitis. When accompanied by inflammation of the ileum, & crohn's disease has been excluded, consider bacterial infection caused by yersinia enterocolitica, campylobacter, salmonella. Adenitis may also reflect non-gi inflammatory processes in the abdomen. ...Read more
When i underwent scanning it gave result that small lymph nodes at both inguinal regions what that actually means is it a serious problem? Please help
Usually not: A problem. Mildly prominent lymph nodes are commonly seen in the inguinal regions. Absent other history, physical exam findings, or other issues on the scan to raise concerns i would not be worried about this finding. ...Read more
Hi I have small lymph nodes in my neck from last 2 weeks.... It dosesnt pain at all... But still i m concerned ...Plz help?
Cervical lymph nodes: Lymph glands in the neck are very common, and can be seen with many benign conditions such as an infected throat or ear, skin inflammation, or an irritated scalp. Worrisome symptoms would be continued growth in the size of the glands, fever, drenching sweats, unexplained weight loss, or pain. Please see your physician if the glands don't go away soon. ...Read more
Dr said I have a small lymph node or nodule above my thyroid and an enlarged thyroid. Putting me on amoxicillin. I thought we always have lymph nodes?
Yes: Yes, mediastinal or axillary lymph nodes are normal structures....we all have them. We start to worry on CT when they become large or when they lose their normal shape. ...Read more
I can feel my 4yo small lymph nodes in the side of her neck. She has had a head cold for over a week but no fever. Normal?
Reactive Lymphnodes: Lymph nodes are a part of our immune system.When we get ill, they rev up and can increase in size and sometimes be a little tender. The lymph nodes closest to the area of infection tend to be most affected. In small kids (especially if they are really lean), even when they are healthy it is often easy to feel their lymph nodes in their neck area. This is OK. If in doubt consult her pediatrician. ...Read more
Husband 56 told he has cll. Few small lymph nodes underarm and in groin. Feels really well - plays football 2x week and cycles everyday. Prognosis?
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